If you’re one of the many who will be throwing a Halloween party this year, we’ve got some spook-tacular ideas that can help.
Without a doubt, one of the reasons for the popularity of Halloween is the excuse that it gives people of all ages to channel their inner child, and our writers are no exception. We found these spook-tacular and scare-rific Halloween party ideas to help you throw the ultimate “monster mash” for Halloween this year.
5 Simply Pumpkin Smashing Halloween Party Ideas
Inviting People to Your Halloween Monster Mash
Set the tone for your monster-ocity: We love these easy, DIY Halloween invitations at TLC’s how stuff works site and it would work equally well if your guests are young or not-so-young. They’d also make great containers for party favors, candy corn, gummy goo and other treats!
We See This Halloween Centerpiece in Your Future
Did you ever wish for your very own crystal ball? Now you can have one! More importantly, we see this crystal ball becoming the centerpiece for your guest, food or party favor table! Another easy DIY Halloween decoration idea from TLC that you’ll use year after year.
Halloween Cookies That are Out of this World
Your favorite sugar cookie recipe and an oval shaped cookie cutter are all you need to make your own Halloween party alien face cookies, like these from TLC.
Halloween Games to Toss Out There
It’s not always easy finding themed games, but you can adapt common games for Halloween. For instance, you can make up your own Halloween-themed bingo cards or you can recycle your tine cans and decorate them like these from BHG (Better Homes and Gardens) for a Halloween game where guests toss candies for a chance to win – whether the prize is a Halloween party door prize or simply the honor of winning!
Another great Halloween game idea would be to fill a large glass container with candy corn or another sweet treat and let guests guess how many are in the container – closest without going over wins.
Halloween Pumpkin Decorating that Will Knock Your Socks Off
And if you’re wearing black and yellow striped socks, that might not be a bad thing! We found these easy to execute but amazing to look at pumpkin decorating ideas at bedifferentactnormal.com.